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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, 1783-1792

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS SPLIT-PEARL SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX
    BY JEAN-GEORGES REMOND, GENEVA, 1783-1792
    rectangular box with cut corners, the cover, sides and base enamelled in salmon pink with gold paillons and opaque white enamel margins, the lid centred with a painted rectangular reserve depicting a scène champêtre with a shepherd and his flock and a hunter on horseback with his hound, framed with a split-pearl border
    3½ in. (88 mm.) wide


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